The name of this mineral “jade” dates back to the time of the conquest by the Spaniards of Central and South America and literally means “lumbar” stone piedra de ijada . as in the medical purposes it is applied on the lower back. But jade was a sacred stone and was valued more than gold not only Indians. According to the Chinese, jade was the forerunner of all gems, which creates in its bearer and people around him are five main virtues: mercy, modesty, courage, justice and wisdom. In the East it is believed that jewelry with jade store owner out of trouble, bring us emotional release and is able to make him happy, and clutched in his hand a piece of jade will help a lucrative trade deal.
The healing properties of the stone are described in considerable detail in Chinese “Health encyclopedia of herbal treatment is the Tang dynasty” and in the “Encyclopedia of herbal treatment of Zhang-But” . The mineral has healing properties due to its remarkably balanced chemical composition and unique physical properties. This is a very durable stone, and the same fortress it attaches to the body and spirit.
The color of jadeite can be white, green, yellowish-green to emerald-green, sometimes black, pink, brown, red, yellow, purple, blue.
Bright green color is created of primesyami, a lime-green iron. Long weathering leads to the appearance of the surface boulders of jadeite with bright red or yellow color is due to the transition of divalent iron to trivalent. Continue reading
What are the benefits of ozonation
The ozone after the water treatment samoraspustitsya – is converted back into oxygen. Water treated in this way, loss of taste, smell remains the same. If there was an overdose of ozone, the decay is no longer a problem. If to understand an essence of process of water purification by ozone, it is generally a natural process, only much faster. In nature water is purified with oxygen and solar radiation.
Ozone belongs to the category of very strong oxidants. For example: ozone eliminates microorganisms in water fifteen to twenty times faster than chlorine, and bacteria it is superior to chlorine in the three hundred-six hundred times. As to the action of ozone on viruses, then, for example, the polio virus dies within two minutes, whereas chlorine for this purpose it is necessary three hours. Ozone is effective in combating Escherichia coli. E. coli in the course of the research gave the highest stability to oxidation, but ozone and it died. To avoid bacterial dysentery and typhoid fever can also due to the ozonation of water (here you can learn about the modern systems, ozonation).
Ozonation from a chemical point of view has no pliniana the mineral substances dissolved in water, in other words the water does not lose its beneficial properties. So after ozonation in water do not appear any additional extraneous chemicals. Continue reading
The name of the exotic fruit the longan translated from Vietnamese means “dragon eye”. Its appearance really is somewhat intimidating, however, despite this, the fruits have excellent taste and have a very pleasant aroma.
The longan is an evergreen tree that has a dense and spreading crown, and belongs to the genus Nephelium longana.
According to some sources, the longan for the first time appeared in China. Currently this subtropical plant is often found between the elevations, it is able to easily migrate South of freezing to -3 degrees Celsius.
Although longan is considered to be a close “relative” of lychee, yet the fruits of these two plants differ. The longan they are small, on average reaching 2.5 mm in diameter and having yellow-brown color.
Now the longan is a very popular fruit. It is grown not only at home in China, but also in Indonesia, Taiwan and Vietnam. The name of this fruit comes from the Vietnamese province of the same name.
The flesh of longan is white and transparent. And through it is seen a dark red or black stone, round shaped.
Sheath that covers the fruit from top, is unfit for human consumption. It is very durable, but thin,and its color varies from brownish with spots to yellow and reddish. Continue reading